I love snakeskin and neon together! I think the texture of snake skin is sexy and the neon adds a bit of fun! Marc Jacobs did a line with snakeskin and neon, but I think it could have been done better. Snakeskin is sleek and classy and I think it would be awesome on a bag!
Dia de los Muertos Skull - This decorative pumpkin skull captures the festive spirit of Dia de los Muertos in memory of the dead. - At its origin, this is the same day as America's Halloween, but commercialism (which has its origins in Protestant capitalism) has eliminated - or altered perhaps - the spiritual essence of the holiday.
Beautifully rendered totem mask. While very common in Central America with tropical animal themes, cold climate totem masks are unusual. http://www.etsy.com/listing/105991461/wolf-mask-any-color?ref=pr_shop
The tradition of pumpkin carving began not with carving pumpkins, but carving potatoes, turnips, and beets. The Irish would carve faces into these in the hope of warding away evil spirits that roamed the land on Samhain. This idea came from the story of Jack of the Lantern (Stingy Jack). When the Irish came to America, they used pumpkins, which were native and much easier to carve.
WW2's iconic "Rosie the Riveter." With so many men drafted into the armed services, US factories--particularly those producing munitions and war equipment and supplies, were desperate for workers, and women entered the work force in "non-feminine jobs" in droves for the first time in history.